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A Day of Celebration, a Year of Social Impact

By Mercedes Escala
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Volunteers are at the forefront of every major conflict, natural disaster and other acute shock. Less visibly, every day and everywhere, [volunteers] tackle stresses that test their resilience, such as poor education, ill health and poverty…Volunteering [is] a fundamental survival strategy, because it enables collective strategies for managing risk. – 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report,  UN Volunteers

 
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Volunteers are at the forefront of every major conflict, natural disaster and other acute shock. Less visibly, every day and everywhere, [volunteers] tackle stresses that test their resilience, such as poor education, ill health and poverty…Volunteering [is] a fundamental survival strategy, because it enables collective strategies for managing risk. – 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report,  UN Volunteers

 

Accenture Leverages AI to Help Senior Citizens Live Independently

Our virtual homecare program uses voice and vision technology to help senior citizens connect with their community and families.
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The number of older people physically and socially isolated at home is rising rapidly around the globe. Because these people often do not have family members living nearby to help, the situation has created a new population of vulnerable people.

ON Semiconductor Gives Back To the Largest Turkey Drive in the Nation

by Jackie Terry, CSR Program Manager
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ON Semiconductor had the pleasure of sponsoring the 2019 Turkey Tuesday month-long campaign turkeys to feed families in need this holiday season in Phoenix, Arizona, in partnership with 12 News/KPNX-TV and Bashas’ Family of Stores, benefitting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Arizona.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 124: Making Pro-Bono Volunteering Work for Your Organization

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Pro-bono volunteering can be a strategic resource for social change, benefitting companies, social good organizations and individuals. But what makes pro-bono relationships work for all partners, and how can your company or social good organization set up a pro bono program that has an impact?

Benevity Expands Market-Leading CSR Platform to Mobile, Enabling More Inclusive, In-the-Moment Giving

Benevity Mobile App Empowers People to Do Good Anytime, Anywhere
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced the next evolution of its platform with the launch of the Benevity mobile app. Free to Benevity clients and available now for iOS and Android, the app allows companies to expand their CSR programs and forge deeper and more inclusive connections with their employees, empowering their people to do more good in the moment.

Alliance Data Celebrates International Volunteer Day with Commitment to Service

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Alliance Data recognizes the United Nations’ International Volunteer Day by celebrating our associates’ volunteer efforts throughout the year and encouraging a continued focus on sustainability and service. 

Carnival Cruise Line Becomes First Cruise Operator Certified ‘Sensory Inclusive’ by Kulturecity

Leading Advocacy Organization Providing Training & Tools to Enhance Vacations for Guests with Autism, ADHD, PTSD, Down Syndrome and Sensory Disabilities
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MIAMI, December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Expanding its commitment to making a cruise vacation more accessible for everyone, Carnival Cruise Line has become the first cruise operator to be certified "sensory inclusive" by KultureCity, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accessibility and inclusion for individuals with sensory needs and invisible disabilities. 

The rollout of the program started in October and all of Carnival Cruise Line'sSouth Florida-based ships are certified, with the balance of the fleet scheduled to be completed by March 2020.

Taproot Foundation Announces $200 Million in Pro Bono Services Provided to the Social Sector

In the last 18 years, Taproot has transformed the way nonprofits access critical pro bono resources
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NEW YORK, December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation announces today a significant milestone for the organization—surpassing $200 million worth of pro bono services provided to the social sector through its programs. These services are available to nonprofits and social good organizations around the world, free of charge.

John Stoehr: Evangelicals and the Orange Menace

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Has it ever struck you as odd how white evangelicals in this country consistently and enthusiastically back a president with a verifiable history of strikingly lewd behavior? From multiple divorces to bragging about grabbing women by the genitals, from public affairs with porn stars to the suggestion that he’d like to date his own daughter, the man’s moral compass swings wildly away from due North. The evangelical right is historically famous for linking personal morality with fitness to govern.

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